Sir Graham Latimer from Te Tai Tokerau Northland aged 90 passed away this week.
Sir Graham was a tireless campaigner for Maori Land rights………broadcasting rights, and fishing and forestry rights. Today we enjoy much of his hard work……..Maori Television………..Crown Forestry Rental Trust……….Maori Fisheries Commission
His passing raises the issue of Maori leadership as we battle for economic independence, social prosperity and the survival of our language.
Here to talk about Sir Graham Latimer the man, Maori Leadership in the future, and the fight for our language is host Willie talking to:
In studio: John Tamihere - Former Labour Minister,Te Atatwhai Tibble - Principal Advisor with NZ Treasurer,
on Skype - Waihoroi Shortland, Broadcaster and Maori Language Expert from the North
and on phone in from Rarotonga
Derek Fox - Broadcaster and Political Commentator
We’ll also be joined throughout the programme with Maori Leaders currently attending Sir Graham Latimer’s tangi up North including Ben Dalton.
- Waatea 5th Estate